- April 02, 2012
The Uptime Institute has started a fun way to encourage companies to cut down on wasted server resources. Known as the Server Roundup, the contest features lots of cowboy imagery, a silly video and ...
- March 28, 2012
The NoOps term reflects a trend in contemporary DevOps shops: the diminishing number of operations people relative to developers.
- March 28, 2012
Whenever I look up a see a beautiful sky with puffy clouds I think, "That's where my iTunes are." I read this tweet from filmmaker Albert Brooks the other day, and it made me laugh, because, ...
- March 28, 2012
Last year's flooding in Thailand was a terrible reminder of what nature can do. Besides affecting millions of lives, it destroyed businesses and factories and left the rest of the world with an ...
- March 26, 2012
When you flush the toilet at your home, you expect a certain chain of events to occur. Your plumbing takes it to the sewer, the sewer takes it to a water treatment plant and finally a magical ...
Sponsored by VMware - IT leaders continue to rank security as a top priority. In TechTarget’s 2017 IT Priorities Survey, 22% of respondents said they devote more time to security than any other initiative. After all, what’s more important than security? See More
Sponsored by VMware - During the past few years, hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) has become one of the fastest growing segments in IT. Along with hybrid cloud, HCI is one of the industry’s two hottest data center technologies as measured by the TechTarget Momentum Index™, which tracks first-time deployments. A separate study by MarketsandMarkets predicts nearly 44% compound annual growth for HCI between 2016 and 2022. See More
Sponsored by VMware - IT teams are facing more pressure than ever to meet the difficult and often painful challenge of ensuring uptime and availability. As companies continue to embrace initiatives such as digital transformation, big data analytics and the Internet of Things, they become more vulnerable if they have to confront downtime or gaps in performance. See More
Sponsored by VMware - Hyper-converged infrastructure has quickly become a favored deployment model for virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) projects. The virtualized storage technology in HCI addresses VDI capacity and performance challenges, such as boot storms, that legacy physical SANs simply can’t meet. See More
- March 21, 2012
The shrinking number of workers who can program and administer a mainframe, sometimes referred to as the “red-haired stepchild of IT,” are members of an exclusive club with a language and sense of ...
- March 19, 2012
AMD’s latest server processor line is aimed at dedicated hosting providers that value price over performance and power efficiency.
- March 13, 2012
Cisco UCS is selling like hotcakes in enterprise data centers, but some cloud and hosting providers say it’s too inflexible – and expensive – for them.
- March 06, 2012
Intel shops now have support for more cores, more memory, 10 Gigabit Ethernet and speedier solid-state storage with the new Intel Xeon E5-2600.
- March 01, 2012
AMD’s SeaMicro buy could be the harbinger of a fundamental shift in how servers are designed, experts say.
- February 27, 2012
New Dell PowerEdge 12G servers give customers more memory and disk capacity for virtualization along with management software updates.
- February 24, 2012
"Big data" analytics isn’t just for Web 2.0 anymore. Here’s how IT pros at some well-known companies manage big data infrastructure.
- February 23, 2012
HP reported its fiscal first quarter 2012 earnings last night, and the results weren't pretty. Overall revenue of $30 billion was down 7% from the previous year and overall profit declined 44% ...
- February 13, 2012
HP touts new management capabilities for the forthcoming Generation 8 of its ProLiant servers, but some users say they are already looking elsewhere.
- February 08, 2012
An addendum to the ASHRAE 90.1-2010 energy standard could ease energy efficiency requirements on anyone building or significantly expanding data centers in the U.S.